IPG Photonics Patents – Key Insights and Stats

IPG Photonics has a total of 1253 patents globally, out of which 639 have been granted. Of these 1253 patents, more than 73% patents are active. United States Of America is where IPG Photonics has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, United States Of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of IPG Photonics.

IPG Photonics was founded in 1990 by Valentin Gapontsev. IPG Photonics produces high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers. The Company develops and commercializes optical fiber-based lasers used in a wide range of applications such as materials processing, telecommunications, and medical applications. As of April 2022 IPG Photonics has a market cap of $5.25 Billion.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of IPG Photonics which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find IPG Photonics patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over IPG Photonics patent portfolio.

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of IPG Photonics have?

The Founder and CEO, Valentin Gapontsev has 84 patents.

How many patents does IPG Photonics have?

IPG Photonics has a total of 1253 patents globally. These patents belong to 358 unique patent families. Out of 1253 patents, 926 patents are active.

How Many Patents did IPG Photonics File Every Year?

Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.

Year of Patents Filing or GrantIPG Photonics Applications FiledIPG Photonics Patents Granted
201010212
20117715
20126430
201310621
20149632
201513227
201611636
201712565
20187555
201912676
202050111
20213198
2022620

How many IPG Photonics patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

How Many Patents did IPG Photonics File in Different Countries?

Countries in which IPG Photonics Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America311
Europe154
China127
Japan126
Korea (South)126
Germany64
Canada34
Russia22
Mexico15
Brazil13
Australia11
Spain11
India7
United Kingdom7
Taiwan5
Singapore5
Denmark4
Malaysia3
Switzerland3
Austria3
South Africa1
Israel1
Poland1
Italy1
Portugal1
Lithuania1

Where are Research Centers of IPG Photonics Patents Located?

10 Best IPG Photonics Patents

US20120234807A1 is the most popular patent in the IPG Photonics portfolio. It has received 157 citations so far from companies like Disco Corporation and Infineon Technologies

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of IPG Photonics:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20120234807A1157
US20170021455A1124
US7202141B289
US20110132885A180
US7241667B270
US7283714B168
WO2016201309A156
US7388172B248
US8822875B246
US7839901B245

Which Companies are using IPG Photonics Patents to Advance their Research?

If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.

The top citing companies in the IPG Photonics patent portfolio are General Electric, Applied Materials and Corning.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
General Electric10
Applied Materials9
Pacific Western Bank7
Corning7
Disco Corporation6
Bank Of America6
Cisco Technology6
Concept Laser Gmbh5
Rofin-Sinar Technologies4
Ii-Vi Delaware4

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on IPG Photonics Patents

Top IPG Photonics Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20170021455A122
US20120234807A119
US8822875B216
US7580637B215
US8412051B215
US8107821B214
US7202141B211
US10399183B210
US7846847B29
US8986497B29
US10124410B27
US7388172B27
US8378258B27
US7302192B27
US9757817B27

What Percentage of IPG Photonics US Patent Applications were Granted?

IPG Photonics (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 249 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 217 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 93.53%.

Below are the key stats of IPG Photonics patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for IPG Photonics?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Nixon & Vanderhye45100.00%
Grossman Tucker Perreault & Pfleger3086.67%
Clements Bernard Baratta Walker20100.00%
Joshua D Isenberg15100.00%
Womble Bond Dickinson8100.00%
Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert4100.00%
Nixon & Vanderhye4100.00%
Partnerships And Innovation3100.00%
Barlow Josephs & Holmes10.00%
Dykema Gossett Pllc1100.00%

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